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Temple News & Updates – Week of August 21

Here at LDSDaily.com, we know that members of the church sure love temples. However, I would only hear about the status of a temple when it was announced,  during the groundbreaking ceremony, the open house, the placement of the Angel Moroni, and the dedication. However, there is so much more going on with these sacred buildings that we just never hear about. So, we …

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Newsmax Releases List of America’s 50 Most Influential Mormons

Newsmax Releases List of America's 50 Most Influential Mormons

Photo courtesy of Newsmax Newsmax, a conservative news organization in the United States, released their list of America’s 50 most influential Mormons this week. According to the article, LDS General Authorities were not included on the list as the editors wanted to focus “on leaders who are currently active in their respective secular fields of endeavor.” They also noted the …

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Paraglider Crashes into LDS Chapel and Dies Sunday Morning

Photo courtesy of Deseret News A tragic accident rocked one LDS congregation in Draper this past Sunday morning. Just five minutes before the meetings were about to begin, Jim H. Petersen, a 57-year-old man from Bluffdale, crashed into the roof of the building. He was operating a fan-powered glider and died at the scene, according to Deseret News. The building was …

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Temple News & Updates – Week of August 14

Here at LDSDaily.com, we know that members of the church sure love temples. However, I would only hear about the status of a temple when it was announced,  during the groundbreaking ceremony, the open house, the placement of the Angel Moroni, and the dedication. However, there is so much more going on with these sacred buildings that we just never hear about. So, we …

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See Every California LDS Temple From the Sky With Beautiful Drone Footage

See Every California LDS Temple From the Sky With Beautiful Drone Footage

Last summer, we posted this amazing video of all the temples in Utah shot from a drone. Now, the original creator Dane Christensen has spent the last year getting footage of every LDS temple in California. It’s pretty awesome and you can watch it below! The beautiful background music is provided by Sara Arkell, also known as The Piano Gal.  

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Video Shows Heartbreaking Damage to LDS Louisiana Stake Center

Video Shows Heartbreaking Damage to LDS Louisiana Stake Center

Since last Friday, the state of Louisiana has been ravaged by a historic flood that has left at least 13 dead and tens of thousands displaced. LDS member Jonathan Baughman uploaded the following video to Facebook showing the extensive damage to the Denham Springs Stake Center. You can see the water line in many of the photos. Yesterday, photos began …

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Donald Trump to Utah: You Can Help Make America Great Again

Photo courtesy of Deseret News As time hastens forward to the 2016 presidential election, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the highly conservative state of Utah has become a hotbed of discussion. Deseret News, the Church’s official news organization, has invited the major party nominees to speak directly to the people of Utah. So far, …

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Temple News & Updates – Week of August 7

Here at LDSDaily.com, we know that members of the church sure love temples. However, I would only hear about the status of a temple when it was announced,  during the groundbreaking ceremony, the open house, the placement of the Angel Moroni, and the dedication. However, there is so much more going on with these sacred buildings that we just never hear about. So, we …

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New Scientific Study Suggests Humans May Have Come to Americas By Boat

New Scientific Study Suggests Humans May Have Come to Americas By Boat

Photo by Dorling Kindersley / Getty Images A new study is challenging long-held truths about how humans populated the American continent; members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will likely find the new theory familiar. The study, published in the journal Nature, refutes the theory that humans first populated North America by way of a land bridge that once connected …

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